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|U.S. Supreme Court Reins in Bankruptcy Court Authority Under § 105(a)|
Geoffrey S. Goodman, Emil P. Khatchatourian, Jill L. Nicholson, Ann Marie Uetz; Foley & Lardner LLP;
March 10, 2014, previously published on March 6, 2014On March 4, 2014, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Law v. Siegel, 571 U.S. -- (Mar. 4, 2014) and held that the bankruptcy court exceeded its authority under section 105(a) of the Bankruptcy Code and its inherent powers by authorizing the chapter 7 trustee to...
|GM (Again) Revises Its Terms and Conditions, This Time in Response to Continued Supplier Concerns|
Ann Marie Uetz, Brandi F. Walkowiak; Foley & Lardner LLP;
February 21, 2014, previously published on February 20, 2014In July 2013, GM rolled out major changes to its general terms and conditions for its contracts, imposing the most extensive changes for its suppliers in several decades. On this blog, we covered the changes and extensively analyzed the revised terms. A number of the provisions which GM imposed...
|Top Legal Issues Facing Suppliers in 2014|
Jeffrey A. Soble, Brandi F. Walkowiak; Foley & Lardner LLP;
February 19, 2014, previously published on February 16, 2014We know that you have been considering what business and commercial issues you will face in 2014 (and perhaps beyond) as an Automotive Supplier. But, have you been considering what legal issues you are likely to face? Do you know what is happening in Antitrust, Commercial Litigation, Compliance,...
|Are You “At Home” in the State In Which You Must Defend Against a Lawsuit? The Implications of Daimler AG v. Bauman|
Felicia S. O'Connor; Foley & Lardner LLP;
February 11, 2014, previously published on February 10, 2014The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a much anticipated decision in Daimler AG v. Bauman that will not only reverberate through the legal world, but the auto world as well. Large corporations that do business across a wide expanse of territory, or who have subsidiaries doing business in many...
|It’s Another New Form: OMB Approves Voluntary Disability Self-Identification Form for Federal Contractors|
Philip B. Phillips; Foley & Lardner LLP;
February 11, 2014, previously published on February 3, 2014On January 22, 2014, the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approved the voluntary disability self-identification form which federal contractors must use to invite applicants and employees to voluntarily disclose whether they have, or ever had, a disability. The approved form will be...
|Fiat Deal for Full Ownership of Chrysler Further Evidence of Strong U.S. Automotive Market|
Omar A. Lucia; Foley & Lardner LLP;
February 3, 2014, previously published on January 27, 2014When Fiat announced its $4.35 billion deal to gain full control of Chrysler Group LLC, market approval came quickly as Fiat’s shares spiked to over 2 year highs. The deal, which recently closed, is viewed as an effort by Fiat to bolster its global auto position.
|What Is Essential? Assessing the Reasonableness of Requests for Accommodation|
Felicia S. O'Connor; Foley & Lardner LLP;
January 29, 2014, previously published on January 21, 2014With ADA claims on the rise again this year, employers should continue to focus on the steps they take to accommodate disabled employees. Such focus requires grappling with the following questions: What types of accommodations are reasonable? What are unreasonable? What are the essential functions...
|New Year, Time to Think Prospectively|
Brandi F. Walkowiak; Foley & Lardner LLP;
January 29, 2014, previously published on January 23, 2014At the start of the new year, (in addition to making some personal resolutions), it is a good time to think prospectively about our industry, our business, and the legal challenges we anticipate. For my compliance clients, that means dusting off those policies and procedures sitting on the shelf...
|Public Policy News|
Raymond J. Carey, Jason M. Childress, Gwendolyn K. Coomer; Foley & Lardner LLP;
January 9, 2014, previously published on January 8, 2014The Legislature returns on January 14, 2014 for a flurry of session days before final adjournment on April 3, 2014. With the biennial budget and many other GOP big ticket items passed, the agenda this spring will include no bold policy strokes and will instead focus on smaller, more parochial...
|Tackling FMLA Abuse - Recent Decision Offers Textbook Guidance|
Jeffrey S. Kopp; Foley & Lardner LLP;
December 19, 2013, previously published on December 16, 2013You’ve seen the pattern before - suspicious use of intermittent leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) - Fridays and Mondays, leave taken around holidays, and leave taken in connection with already approved vacation. What is the best way to determine whether the...